Jorge Schmidt, Senior Lateral Hire, Strengthens Diaz Reus Latin American Capabilities

Diaz Reus International Law Firm is delighted to announce that Jorge Schmidt has joined its headquarters as Of Counsel.

“I know of no better place in Miami with the mix of cases and talent upon which to grow a multi-jurisdictional practice focused on Mexico and Latin America,” said Jorge. “It´s a great platform from which to apply my experience in law, finance, and corporate management.”

“Jorge´s academic achievements, along with his legal and financial expertise, and his cultural background are a great fit for the firm and offer a significant benefit to our clients as we help them navigate thorny cross-border challenges. He is a key part of our growth strategy, particularly in the sensitive, complex, and often high-profile regulatory or criminal investigations that our firm handles for clients worldwide,” said Michael Diaz Jr., global managing partner at Diaz Reus. “Jorge’s background in special operations also demonstrates his commitment to excellence and to service.”

Jorge is a distinguished lawyer with an exceptional academic background, having received a Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2004, and a Master of Science in Finance from Johns Hopkins University in 2022. His representations have included matters involving more than a dozen jurisdictions, including virtually all countries in Latin America. He has represented Fortune 500 companies, large multinational companies and investment funds, foreign governments, high-net-worth individuals and families, government officials, and senior executives.

He is a native Spanish speaker and is admitted to the Florida Bar. He served in the Florida Army National Guard´s 20th Special Forces Group and held a TS/SCI security clearance.